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As one will, with one's most serious experiences, hastening to laugh lest one should weep, as the old philosopher said, I had made some fun out of my quest, in the form of a paper for a bookish society to which I belonged, on "Woman as a Learned Pursuit.
But our bards are no more,'' he said; ``our deeds are lost in those of another race our language our very name is hastening to decay, and none mourns for it save one solitary old man Cupbearer
This is what I am hastening toward at the express speed of sixty minutes an hour
The church-clock had struck a quarter to twelve and I thought that this must have made her hurry, for she began almost to run and continued hastening until she came to the church.
The general with ten more escaped the slaughter, and by means of their horses retreated to a wood, where they were soon discovered by a detachment sent in search of them, and brought to Mahomet, who was overjoyed to see his most formidable enemy in his power, and ordered him to take care of his uncle and nephew, who were wounded, telling him he should answer for their lives; and, upon their death, taxed him with hastening it.
Neither is he desirous of hastening his own end, for life and death are simply indifferent to him.
I ran to the house in Soho, and (to make assurance doubly sure) destroyed my papers; thence I set out through the lamplit streets, in the same divided ecstasy of mind, gloating on my crime, light-headedly devising others in the future, and yet still hastening and still hearkening in my wake for the steps of the avenger.
The coolness seemed to break, for an instant, the spell that lay upon her; for, instead of hastening forward again in her dull, indefatigable tramp, she stood still where she was, for near a minute, looking straight before her.
It is evident that the Czarina Catherine is still at sea, hastening on her way to Varna.
At the first sound of the morning trumpet the friends separated; the Musketeers hastening to the hotel of M.
They have, perhaps, some motive to serve in hastening the ruin of a rival firm.
Hastening up, they perceived that his face wore an expression telling that he had at last found the place for which he had struggled.